STAND AGAINST STIGMA

Join our efforts to reduce the stigma and discrimination that surrounds mental illness.

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WE NEED YOU!

Join a committee, volunteer your time or share your feedback.

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CHANGING LIVES

The CARE Center provides free, urgent mental health services.

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Am I A Stakeholder? 

If you or a loved one are affected by mental health systems of care and service delivery in Shasta County, you are a stakeholder!
 

Let your voice be heard!

Join the MHSA Stakeholder Workgroup! Help provide input for Shasta County's mental health programs and services. 
 

MHSA Innovations Plan Public Comment Period 

Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency is inviting you to provide public comment on a request for funding for its Mental Health Services Act, Innovation Plan: Psychiatric Advance Directives (PAD) Phase II – Multi-County Collaborative. The public has an opportunity to provide input regarding this proposal through a 30-day public comment period. Hard copies are available upon request by contacting mhsa@shastacounty.gov. The 30-day public comment period opens April 19, 2024 and ends May 19, 2024.

Public comments are to be received no later than 5 p.m. on May 19, 2024.  Comments must be sent to the attention of MHSA Administration, 2640 Breslauer Way Redding, CA 96001; or emailed to mhsa@shastacounty.gov

You may review the proposal here: PAD Phase II - Multi-County Collaborative
https://www.padsca.org/

Shasta County's Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board (MHADAB) will be having a Public Hearing on May 22, 2024 for Psychiatric Advance Directives Phase II. 2420 Breslaurer Way at the Mae Helene Bacon Boggs Building. This meeting starts at 5:30 p.m.

Presentation by Kiran Sahota from Concepts Forward Consulting for PAD's will be held at the Board of Supervisor's regular scheduled meeting on June 4, 2024.

MHSA Public Hearing

Shasta County's Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board (MHADAB) will be having a public hearing on September 16, 2024 for Roughout Ranch regarding Equine Therapy. 2420 Breslaurer Way at the Mae Helene Bacon Boggs Building. This meeting starts at 5:30 p.m.

You may review Roughout Ranch's Authentic Workshops and Horse Encounters plan proposal and program outline.
https://roughoutranch.org/

MHSA Three-Year Plan

The MHSA Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan (Fiscal Years 2023-26) and Appendices have been approved by the Shasta County Board of Supervisors.
 

What is a Psychiatric Advance Directive?

Shasta is one of several counties that is participating in a new multi-county project about Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs). Details are available in the abstract and in the Shasta County appendix. Learn more about PADs here.


Need help now?

If you are in crisis, please call the Shasta County Health & Human Services Agency's Access Line at (530) 225-5252 or toll free at (888) 385-5201.

MHSA Announcements

INNOVATION PROPOSAL - Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs) Phase II - Multi-County Collaborative

SHASTA COUNTY – Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency is making available for public comment a request for funding for its Mental Health Services Act, Innovation Plan: Psychiatric...

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INNOVATION PROPOSAL - Roughout Ranch

Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) has received a proposal for an Innovations project. You are invited to attend a MHSA workgroup meeting on February 29, 2024 to see a...

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WORKGROUP MEETING

2024 Quarterly MHSA STAKEHOLDER WORKGROUP Schedule

Location:
Mae Helene Bacon Boggs Building
2420 Breslauer...

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What the Mental Health Services Act does

Community Services and Supports

These programs aim to change the public mental health system by improving systems, expanding services and creating new systems of delivery.

Prevention and Early Intervention

We're bringing mental health awareness to the whole community through these programs.

Workforce Education and Training

Our goal is to create a more diverse public mental health workforce that includes clients and family members.

Capital Facilities and Technological Needs

The lobby at 2640 Breslauer Way has a fresh, warm and welcoming new look, thanks to this funding.

Innovation

Shasta County's Innovation project, the CARE Center, relied on plenty of input from the community.

What's Going On Now

Here's the latest update on MHSA.